Friends of the Earth Action

60 sec. ad run in IA in the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids markets, announced Dec. 21, 2007. 

Wild Bunch Consulting

[Music] John Edwards:  We have to have a president that we can trust.  You have to know your president is being honest with you and telling the truth.

Female Announcer: John Edwards.  Telling the truth and taking on the special interests.

John Edwards:  Because what stands in the way of America and the change it needs to address this problem are oil companies and their lobby in Washington…  power companies and their lobby in Washington… that’s what's got to be overcome.

Announcer: John Edwards.  He’s said no to the lobbyist money – and put forth the boldest, most comprehensive plan to take our government back from the corporate special interests.  

John Edwards:  How about if we say exactly what we believe [applause] and stand by that position.

Announcer:  John Edwards for President.  A leader we can trust.

Announcer:  Paid for by Friends of the Earth Action,, which is responsible for the content of this advertising.  Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.


Notes: According to the press release, FOE Action "is also running banner ads on and . The ads link to a YouTube video hosted by that focuses on the need for people, not special interests, to hold the power in our democracy-and on John Edwards' ability to lead this fight."